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The Giant Stance 29 2, Stance, and Stance 29 1 are all aluminum frame full suspension trail bikes with upper mid-range components. The Stance has 27.5″ wheels, while the Stance 29 1 has a dropper post. Explore the differences below.

2021 Giant Stance 29 2
2021 Giant Stance
2021 Giant Stance 29 1
MSRP$1,720$1,720$2,190
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CategoryTrailTrailTrail
FrameAluminumAluminumAluminum
ForkGiant Crest 34
Giant Crest 34
Giant Crest 34
Wheel Size29″27.5″29″
Wheel MaterialAluminumAluminumAluminum
Brake TypeHydraulic DiscHydraulic DiscHydraulic Disc
GroupsetDeore, Praxis
Deore, Praxis
SX Eagle
Drivetrain1 × 121 × 12
Gear Range

Giant Stance 29 2

26 mph

Giant Stance

25 mph

Giant Stance 29 1

24 mph
SuspensionFullFullFull
Front Travel130mm130mm130mm
Rear Travel120mm120mm120mm
SeatpostRigidRigidDropper
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Stance 29 2
Stance
Stance 29 1

Geometry

Specs
Frame

ALUXX-Grade Aluminum, 120mm FlexPoint suspension

ALUXX-Grade Aluminum, 120mm FlexPoint suspension

ALUXX-Grade Aluminum, 120mm FlexPoint suspension

Fork

Giant Crest 34 RCL, 130mm, Boost 15x110

Giant Crest 34 RCL, 130mm, Boost 15x110

Crest 34 SL RCL, 130mm, Boost 15x110 QR, custom tuned for Giant

Rear Shock

Suntour Raidon R, 184.15/44.45, custom tuned for Giant

Suntour Raidon R, 184/44, custom tuned for Giant

RockShox Monarch R, 184.15/44.45, custom tuned for Giant

Bottom Bracket

Shimano, press fit

Shimano, press fit

SRAM DUB, press fit

Stem

Giant Contact

Giant Contact

Giant Contact

Handlebar

Giant Connect Trail, 31.8

Giant Connect Trail, 31.8

Giant Connect Trail, 31.8

Saddle

Giant Romero

Giant Romero

Giant Romero

Seatpost

Giant Connect, 30.9

Giant Connect, 30.9

Giant Contact Switch dropper with remote, 30.9

Pedals

N/A

N/A

platform

Groupset
Rear Derailleur

Shimano Deore, Shadow+

Shimano Deore, Shadow+

SRAM SX Eagle

Front Derailleur

N/A

N/A

N/A

Crank

Praxis Cadet, 30t

Praxis Cadet, 30t

SRAM SX Eagle DUB, 30t

Shifters

Shimano Deore

Shimano Deore

SRAM SX Eagle

Cassette

Shimano Deore, 12-speed, 10x51

Shimano Deore, 12-speed, 10x51

SRAM SX Eagle, 11x50

Chain

Shimano

Shimano

SRAM SX Eagle

Brakes

Shimano MT200 hydraulic (F:180mm, R:160mm)

Shimano MT200 hydraulic (F:180mm, R:160mm)

Shimano MT200

Brake Levers

Shimano MT201

Shimano MT201

Shimano MT201

Wheels
Rims

Giant AM 29 wheelset, alloy, 30mm inner

Giant AM 27.5 wheelset, alloy, 30mm inner

Giant AM 29 alloy, tubeless ready

Spokes

Sapim

Sapim

Sapim

Front Hub

[F] Giant Performance Tracker, Boost 15x110, sealed bearing [R] Giant Sport Tracker, QR Boost 141, loose ball

[F] Giant Performance Tracker, Boost 15x110, sealed bearing [R] Giant Sport Tracker, QR Boost 141, loose ball

[F] Giant Tracker Performance Boost 15x110, sealed bearing [R] Giant Tracker Giant Sport QR141, loose ball

Rear Hub

[F] Giant Performance Tracker, Boost 15x110, sealed bearing [R] Giant Sport Tracker, QR Boost 141, loose ball

[F] Giant Performance Tracker, Boost 15x110, sealed bearing [R] Giant Sport Tracker, QR Boost 141, loose ball

[F] Giant Tracker Performance Boost 15x110, sealed bearing [R] Giant Tracker Giant Sport QR141, loose ball

Tires

Maxxis Forekaster, tubeless, 29x2.35, EXO, TR

[F] Maxxis Rekon 27.5x2.6 WT, EXO, TR, tubeless, [R] Maxxis Ardent Race 27.5x2.6 WT, EXO, TR, tubeless

Maxxis Forekaster 29x2.35, EXO, TR, tubeless